Brazil

ABPA calls for swift solution to BRF exports embargo

ABPA calls for swift solution to BRF exports embargo

By Aidan Fortune

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) has expressed confidence that "immediate and effective solutions" will be put in place by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply in order to resume BRF exports to the EU following...

The European Commission is looking to take action against Brazil following further meat scandals

European Commission steps up action against Brazilian meat fraud

By Liz Newark, In Brussels

The European Commission wants to delist all companies involved in the latest cases of fraud in Brazil’s meat sector from having access to European Union (EU) markets, the EU executive’s spokesperson for health and food safety Anca Paduraru has told GlobalMeatNews....

The Brazilian Federal Police has begun the latest investigation into the meat industry

Brazilian meat industry under further investigation

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian authorities have re-ignited their investigation into the meat industry, with a probe into processor BRF SA as well as laboratories accused of covering up salmonella in chicken.

Brazil boasts the second largest cattle herd in the world, and exports more than a million head of slaughter cows per year

Brazil overturns short-lived cattle export ban

By Oscar Rousseau

The Brazilian government has overturned a two-day injunction on live cattle exports, imposed after animal activists claimed cows shipped thousands of miles abroad faced cruel treatment upon arrival.

The Fairplay Movement: frozen Brazilian chicken may be thawed, reworked and refrozen before reaching South Africans

Brazil hits back at 'health risk’ chicken claim

By Oscar Rousseau

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) is “appalled” by allegedly defamatory remarks made by South Africa’s Fairplay Movement on the quality of Brazil’s chicken.